Dog Friendly Log Cabins In Windermere, Troutbeck & Keswick

Handpicked Log Cabin Retreats

Have you ever made a break for it up to the Lake District National Park? It’s a brilliant place to visit and trail around if you have dogs, never mind on your own! That’s why there are so many wonderful dog friendly lodges in Windermere popping up right now.


We find the best dog friendly lodges in Windermere, so you don't have to!


As the name suggests, this is one of several properties close to Windermere offering a place in the woods. There’s space for 6 visitors here and the lodge sleeps 2 dogs, too. There are 3 bedrooms, with off road parking, a private hot tub and a kitchen suite.

Thirlmere 16

This stunning holiday home in the heart of the Lake District offers a space that sleeps 4 people and sleeps 2 dogs. There is a fantastic hot tub that’s yours for private access, and there is also access to a shared swimming pool and gym. There’s a shower room en suite to a double bedroom.

Troutbeck Bridge

This modern, open living space is another White Cross Bay lodge, with space to sleep 6 guests. There is a dining area with kitchen, WiFi, a hot tub with a patio and furniture, and you’ll also have off road parking. There is a double bedroom and 2 bedrooms with twins.

Limefitt Park

Set in a holiday park just three miles from Lake Windermere and under a mile from the village of Troutbeck this three-bedroomed lodge sleeps six and welcomes up to two pets.

Troutbeck Bridge

This is a detached dog-friendly cabin, sleeping six, located in an award-winning holiday park on the shores of Lake Windermere. The on-park facilities are ideal for families with young children.


Leafy Nook in Hawkshead is a super modern ground floor lodge space, and is one of many of our favourite properties in the region to sleep 6. It’s great as a family escape, and you can bring pets if they behave! There is an open plan living area, all your linen and towels are included.


Right in the heart of the Lake District, this holiday park lodge offers a friendly log cabin facade and sleeps 5 guests. There’s a bathroom with a jacuzzi tub, a kitchen with mod cons, and outdoor decking to the front and side. There’s plenty of tech and you’ll also have internet access.

Troutbeck Bridge

This lovely chalet sleeps 4 guests and welcomes two dogs. There’s a hot tub with veranda, and is one of few properties to offer plenty of mod cons in such a rural location! There is Wi-Fi available as well as an open plan living room, complete with TV, Bluetooth speakers and DVDs.

South Lakeland

A brilliant property with a ground-floor double bedroom and a twin. There is an en suite and living room with an electric fire. There’s garden furniture to enjoy on the enclosed decking and parking for two cars. Kendal Castle is just a short drive for any history lovers.

White Cross Bay

This dog friendly log cabin is one of the best properties in the region for access directly to Windermere and Ambleside. It’s part of the popular White Cross Bay Park. There are three bedrooms (king and two twins), and you can take two pets with you. Everything is on the ground floor.

Troutbeck Bridge

This modern ground floor lodge offers 2 bedrooms and sleeps 4 guests. You can bring 2 dogs to stay with you, and there’s a lounge come diner space. There are double and twin bedrooms here, with a well equipped lounge and WiFi throughout. There’s also a nice bathroom suite.

Troutbeck Bridge

This breezy lodge sleeps 4 to 6 people and is ideal for small families with a bunk room. There is a separate shower room, a dining room space with open plan lounge and kitchen, and you’ll also have access to an enclosed decking spot. There’s space for a dog here, too!

Troutbeck Bridge

This one level lodge offers space that sleeps 6 people, with an open plan living room, a kitchen space and a full bathroom. There’s a decking area with BBQ facilities, and you can bring a dog with you to stay. There’s also internet access provided, too, and you’ll be able to enjoy the shared swimming pool on site.

White Cross Bay

This White Cross Bay park lodge sleeps 6 people with an adult bunk space, and everything you need on the ground floor. You’ll have access to a dining room and open plan living room, with an impressive TV package and all your fuel included in the price. There’s a decked terrace area outside, too.

Last Word

For this guide, we’ve taken a look at lodges and cabins close to Lake Windermere and Bowness which readily welcome pets. Why leave your four legged friend behind when there is so much up here for them to enjoy with you? Take a look through our favourites.

Lake Windermere has long been a favourite holiday location for families and dog lovers! Therefore, why not hunt down a dog friendly cabin or two? We’ve spent plenty of time ourselves in the Lake District, meaning you have the added benefit of experience with our list!

Whether you are looking for somewhere with an open plan living area, a hot tub or otherwise, it’s always a good idea to hunt down somewhere that’s really dog friendly. The next time you plan a trip to the Lake District, take a look through our favourites in lodges and cabins!

It’s safe to say that Lake Windermere is one of our favourite holiday spots for taking dogs on all kinds of picturesque walks. If you’re really keen to break free from the hassles and noises of modern life, then this is going to be fantastic spot for you to just kick back and let it all go. Visitors to the Lake District often bring their dogs purely for the fact that the waterside and country trails seem to go on forever – absolutely brilliant for energetic pups!

Of course, the Lake District is also a very family friendly holiday spot, with plenty of attractions within walking distance of the best log cabins we list for you in this guide. Make sure to choose a log cabin that is not only within your price range, but which is also ideal for your comfort needs. You might fancy a proper log cabin with wiFi throughout, but with a log burner to help give it that authentic charm. Who says you can’t have an open fire in the living room and a hot tub outside?

We’ve taken a look for the best dog friendly holiday spots the Lake District has to offer. Windermere happens to be one of the most popular spots in the district, meaning it’s likely you will always find a cottage or lodge that welcomes dogs as well as couples and family groups.

The appeal of a lodge , log cabin or chalet up near Bowness on Windermere or White Cross Bay is really hard to ignore. The Lake District is unspoilt and does well to appeal to people of all ages. What’s more, if you have ever felt bad about leaving your pet behind after going away on holiday, now’s your chance to really turn things around.

Head to the Lake District and check out the wonderful village scenes around Bowness on Windermere, as well as the near endless green and waterway walks that you and your pets are going to want to savour every inch of. We hope you find our guide to the best log cabin and lodge spots in the region helpful – book now and beat the rush!

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